Solution Engineer

 

Job Description Objective

As a key member of Professional Services Team, the Solution Engineer will oversee the creation, testing, and delivery of LABVANTAGE System Configurations developed by the Applications Programming Team, by utilizing key skills such as Java Based Programming, web development, database knowledge and LABVANTAGE product knowledge. The Solution Engineer will also provide a mentoring role to all other team members. This will include overseeing the technical training of all India based Applications Programmers as well as ensuring that they adhere to company coding standards and good programming practices. Additionally this position will coordinate the activities of India Applications Programming Team with the US Business Analyst and Project Managers to deliver projects with high degree of quality.

 

Primary Job Objectives

The table below gives the primary duties/responsibilities for this position.  It shows the expected allotted time over an extended period for the areas supported by the position as well as the Description of those areas.

 

Rank of Importance

% Allocation

Description

1

60%

Analyze customer requirements outlined in functional requirement document and design, implement & develop solution based on LABVANTAGE product framework.

2

15%

Develop requirements, specifications, design changes, enhancement, maintenance, and J-Unit test scripts for new and modified application systems, ensuring a quality product are delivered and achieve business objectives.

3

10%

Represent company to major customers, industry analysts and the public.

4

10%

Communicate design issues and requirements between development, marketing, QA in order to design optimal and user applications software.

5

5%

Build and manage effective internal and external partnerships to ensure delivery of objectives.

 

Solutions Engineer responsibilities include the following: This is not an exhaustive task list and other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate or warranted by immediate manager.

  • Write code based on JAVA coding standards; that are neat, well structured, easy to follow and maintain.
  • Direct support and ownership of LABVANTAGE Configuration Services.
  • Identifying design alternatives when presented within the unexpected.
  • Developing server side components in Java for web portal.
  • Involved in various web-based development projects by creating documentation to existing site and designing/programming future releases.
  • Collaborating with project lead to clarify definition of client requirements.
  • Defining the problem domain in terms of business processes, business rules, and requirement for functionality, technology, and delivery to requirements specifications.
  • It is expected that the software engineer position will also include reviewing feature testing scripts and production problems, etc.

 

Job Qualifications Necessary

  • The Solution Engineer must have at least a bachelor degree in engineering or Masters in Computer Application and 1-4 years of technical experience with creating Java-driven Web Applications.
  • Must be adept in at least: Java (J2EE), JavaScript, JSP, HTML, DHTML/Web Page Development including client-side scripting and SQL for relational databases (either Oracle and/or SQL Server) ü Other desirable technical skills include Web Service, Ajax, Groovy and J-Query.
  • System Analysis, in addition to domain knowledge of laboratory practices.
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to identify ways to continuously improve processes which will help in delivering superior solutions on time and in budget.
  • Good communication skills. Must be able to intelligently present and defend ideas to peers.
  • Must be flexible to work during the normal US/UK office hours for the purpose of strong communication and efficiency.
  • Workable knowledge of Jasper reporting is desirable.

 

Competency Grid:

 

Competency

 

Developing Professional

Experienced Professional

Skilled Professional

Accomplished Professional

Personal Attributes

 

 

 

 

Continuous Learning 

Pressure Tolerance 

Initiative 

Adaptability 

Accountability

Result Oriented

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competency

 

Developing Professional

Experienced Professional

Skilled   Professional

Accomplished Professional

Interpersonal

 

 

 

 

Business Communication 

 

x

 

 

Persuasiveness 

Negotiating Teamwork

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 x

x

 

 

 

 

 

Competency

 

Developing Professional

Experienced Professional

Skilled  Professional

Accomplished Professional

Functional

 

 

 

 

Conceptual Thinking & Data Analysis 

Problem Solving & Decision Making 

Planning and Organizing

Leadership & Delegation 

People Development 

Functional Expertise 

Technical Expertise 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Competency

                   Developing Professional

Experienced Professional

Skilled Professional

Accomplished Professional

Business & Organization  

 

 

 

External                 (strategic)

Awareness 

Customer Focus 

Quality Orientation 

Financial Awareness 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

    If interested, please send your resume to Chandrali at chandralib@labvantage.com

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